Hype Cycle for Open-Source Software, 2011



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Use the open-source-software Hype Cycle to measure the maturity and market saturation of open-source solutions across the IT industry.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Open-Source Telecom Operations Management Systems
      • Open-Source Data Quality Tools
      • Open-Source SIS
      • Open-Source MDM Software
    • At the Peak
      • Open-Source Unified Communications and Collaboration
      • OSGi for Application Infrastructure Middleware
      • Open-Source Public-Sector Vertical Applications
      • Open-Source IT Operations Tools
      • Open-Source Middleware Suites
      • Open-Source Data Integration Tools
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Open-Source Development and Integration Tools in India
      • Open-Source E-Commerce Software
      • Open-Source Financials
      • Open-Source Security Tools
      • Open-Source Business Intelligence Tools
      • Linux on RISC
      • Open-Source Learning Repositories
      • Open-Source Virtualization Platforms
      • Open-Source Enterprise Service Bus
      • Open-Source Office Products
      • Open-Source DBMS
    • Climbing the Slope
      • Linux on Four- to 16-Socket Servers
      • Open-Source Software in IP Telephony
      • Open-Source Messaging Systems
      • Open-Source Portals
      • Mission-Critical Workloads on Linux
      • Linux on System z
    • Entering the Plateau
      • Open-Source E-Learning Applications
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Recommended Reading
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